Ian Boczko



Honorable Miriam Goldman Cedarbaum, United States District Court, Southern District of New York, 2000 – 2001

Ian Boczko

Ian Boczko is a litigation partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, focusing on complex litigation matters and arbitrations, insurance, internal investigations, and corporate governance issues.

Since joining Wachtell Lipton in 2001, Mr. Boczko has worked on several of the Firm’s high-profile matters. He has been involved in the Firm’s representation of Silverstein Properties in its dispute with more than 20 insurance companies in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks, the Firm’s representation of the New York Stock Exchange in litigation with dissident seatholders in connection with the NYSE becoming a publicly-traded company, the Firm’s representation of IAC and Barry Diller in litigation against Liberty Media Corp., the Firm’s representation of JPMorgan following JPMorgan’s transaction with Bear Stearns and following the Lehman bankruptcy, the Firm’s representation of Philip Morris in litigation resulting from the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement, and the Firm’s representation of several clients in sensitive internal and government investigations.  Mr. Boczko’s practice also focuses on a variety of issues relating to insurance matters and has played a significant role in assisting the Firm’s clients in placing representations and warranties insurance in numerous corporate transactions.

Prior to joining Wachtell Lipton, Mr. Boczko clerked for the Honorable Judge Miriam Goldman Cedarbaum, U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York. He is a 2000 graduate of Columbia Law School where he was a James Kent Scholar, served as a senior editor on the Columbia Law Review and was the recipient of the John Ordronaux Prize for highest academic average in the graduating class. He graduated summa cum laude from Columbia College with a degree in Chemistry and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

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